NOVA scienceNOW, Season 6HDClosed Captioning
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David Pogue, popular technology reporter for The New York Times, is the new host of this science magazine series. Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the series again tackles an array of thought-provoking topics including animals, crime, human nature, inelegance, food, and the future.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhat Makes Us Human?||Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that distinguish humans from the millions of other animal species with which we share the vast majority of our DNA. Now, we explore those traits once thought to be uniquely human to discover their evolutionary roots.||52:42||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCan Science Stop Crime?||David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology - not only to solve horrific murders, but to try to prevent crimes. Peer inside the criminal mind and discover cutting-edge forensic techniques that help investigators stop criminals in their tracks.||52:16||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHow Smart Can We Get?||Find out if it’s possible to stretch the boundaries of the human mind.||52:48||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCan I Eat That?||Uncover the complicated truth behind our sense of taste.||52:41||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhat Are Animals Thinking?||Have you ever wondered what's going on inside your pet's mind? In What Are Animals Thinking? find out how a beehive resembles a human brain and whether your dog is really feeling guilty when it gives you that famous "guilty look."||52:43||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhat Will the Future Be Like?||Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Iron Man? David Pogue predicts which technologies will transform our daily lives. These advancements are already taking shape in laboratories around the world — and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue reviews every day.||52:47||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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This is a very entertaining and informative season...David Pogue is a great host!